PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE ORDERING ANY SERVICES WITH RAINHOST.NET. YOU MUST AGREE THE FOLLOWING TERMS BEFORE YOU USE OUR SERVICES.
RainHost services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in support of illegal activities. RainHost reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrongdoing.
Threats, Harassment, and Collection of Personal Data
RainHost services may not be used to transmit or originate any material that harasses or threatens, encourages bodily harm, or destruction of property. Use of the RainHost service to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent is prohibited.
Forgery, Impersonation, and Fraud
Adding, removing, or modifying identifying network header information in an effort to deceive or mislead is prohibited. Attempting to impersonate any person by using forged headers or other identifying information is prohibited. Use of the RainHost service to make fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, or services, or to advance any type of financial scam such as “pyramid schemes” and “chain letters” is prohibited.
Network Disruptions, Unauthorized Access, and Malicious Software
Use of the RainHost service for any activity which affects the ability of other people or systems to use RainHost Services or the Internet is prohibited. This includes “Denial of Service” (DoS) attacks against another network host or individual user. Interference with or disruption of other network users, services or equipment is prohibited. It is the Member’s responsibility to ensure that their network is configured in a secure manner. A Subscriber may not, through action or inaction, allow others to use their network for illegal or inacceptable actions. A Subscriber may not permit their network, through action or inaction, to be configured in such a way that gives a third party the capability to use their network in an illegal or inacceptable manner. Unauthorized entry and/or use of another company and/or individual’s computer system will result in immediate account termination. RainHost will not tolerate any subscriber attempting to access the accounts of others, or penetrate security measures of other systems, whether or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data.
Use of the RainHost service to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or any kind of hacking attempt, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of RainHost or another entity’s computer software or hardware, electronic communications system, or telecommunications system, whether or not the intrusion results in the corruption or loss of data, is expressly prohibited and the offending RainHost account is subject to immediate termination.
Intentional distributions of software that attempts to and/or causes damage, harassment, or annoyance to persons, data, and/or computer systems are prohibited. Such an offense will result in the immediate termination of the offending account.
Infringement of Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, or Intellectual Property Right The use of services provided by RainHost to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized copying of copyrighted material, the digitization and distribution of photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and the unauthorized transmittal of copyrighted software is prohibited.
Usenet Spamming RainHost has a zero tolerance policy for the use of its network for the posting of messages or commercial advertisements, which violate the rules, regulations, FAQ or charter of any newsgroups or mailing list. Commercial messages that are acceptable under the rules of a newsgroup or mailing list or that are solicited by the recipients are permitted.
Unsolicited e-mail and e-mail Misuse
Use of the services of RainHost to transmit any unsolicited commercial or unsolicited bulk e-mail (25 mail at same time) is expressly prohibited. Violations of this type may result in the immediate termination of the offending customer’s account without warning or reimbursement. Legitimate uses of bulk email in a manner consistent with United States law may be permitted at the sole discretion of RainHost. RainHost’s abuse resolution policy is to serve all abuse complaints via our ticket system at http://www.rainhost.net/billing account and assure that they are handled professionally. Accounts generating complaints from recognized blacklist databases will incur a one-time administrative fee of $35 per complaint and are expected to resolve these issues themselves. In the event of a Spamhaus or Out blaze blacklist listing, an additional $350 administrative fee will be issued along with immediate termination. Should a contract be involved, the client must immediately pay the remainder of the balance owed between the current date and the end of the term per the original agreement.
Malicious intent to impede another person’s use of electronic mail services or news will result in the immediate termination of the offending RainHost account. Forging any message header, in part or whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through the RainHost service is in violation of this AUP.
Use of RainHost hosting/servers for the origination, relay, or support of bulk email is prohibited. Customers are permitted to send transactional emails and use the service for individual email accounts, but the service may not be used for sending commercial email, even if the customer has opted in to such emails. Sending marketing email in any sort of automated fashion is specifically prohibited.
Internet Relay Chat
IRC is not allowed on RainHost’s network.
Pornographic and Gambling Material
Adult and Gambling contents or websites or any use our network or hardware is not allowed anyway.
Third Party Accountability
RainHost subscribers will be held responsible and accountable for any activity by third parties, using their account, that violates guidelines created within the Acceptable Use Policy.
Use of Servers for Bandwidth Intensive Purposes Using the server plans to host a content delivery network or content distribution network is not permitted without prior authorization. Using server plans to host applications that produce artificially high bandwidth usage patterns (including, but not limited to software such as SETI@Home and Folding@Home, digital currency mining, and public software mirrors is prohibited without the prior consent of RainHost. Please contact billing (at) RainHost (dot) net before signing up. Failure to contact RainHost may result in your server being rate-limited or turned off.
Prohibition of Misinformation
Providing misinformation or gossip on any purposes which cloud be local, national or global crisis or incidents using any rainhost services are strictly prohibited, and the offending RainHost account is subject to immediate termination.
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